Master Excel's financial functions. Find out how to calculate loan payments, depreciation, rate of return, and more, in Excel 2013.
- [Curt] Hi, I'm Curt Frye. Welcome to Excel 2013: Financial Functions in Depth. In this course, I will show you how to use all the financial functions in Excel 2013 to analyze your data. To start, I'll show you how to calculate a loan payment, calculate interest paid during a specific period, and calculate the number of periods in an investment. Next I'll tackle depreciation, showing you how to calculate it using the Straight Line and Declining Balance methods, plus many more. I'll then move on to analyzing cashflows by calculating the Future Value, Present Value, and Internal Rate of Return of your investments.
Next, I'll show you how to analyze coupon bonds, discounted securities, and treasury bills. Finally, I'll show you how to analyze bonds with unusual payment schedules. Whether you use Excel to analyze your personal finances or to examine a business investment, you'll find the information you need in this course. In short, I'm sure you'll find that your time with Excel 2013: Financial Functions in Depth will be time well spent. Dive right in.
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- Recall what the type argument is used to determine when using the PMT function.
- Identify what the M stands for in the ACCRINTM function.
- Name the accounting rules used by the AMORDEGRC function to assign a depreciation coefficient to an asset.
- Recall what internal rate of return generated by the IRR function should be measured against to determine if it is a good investment.
- List the three regular intervals that coupon bonds pay interest at.
- Determine the function that provides a more conservative bond evaluation compared to the DURATION function.
- Explain what the RECEIVED function shows.
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Analyzing Loans, Payments, and Interest
2. Calculating Depreciation
3. Determining Values and Rates of Return
4. Calculating Bond Coupon Dates and Security Durations
5. Calculating Security Prices and Yields
6. Analyzing Simulation Results
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